THIS PACKAGE COMES WITH ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE.
THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO USE, RESULTS AND PERFORMANCE OF THE PACKAGE IS
ASSUMED BY YOU AND IF THE PACKAGE SHOULD PROVE TO BE DEFECTIVE, YOU
ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR OTHER
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, CAN THE AUTHOR BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY
DAMAGE CAUSED IN ANY USUAL, SPECIAL, OR ACCIDENTAL WAY, ALSO IF THE
OWNER OR A THIRD PARTY HAS BEEN POINTED AT SUCH POSSIBILITIES OF
That install applies to "Arkanoid" © 1987 Discovery Software Int..
It supports the following versions:
PAL 1.04 2/28/88 17037 SPS #954 NDOS
PAL 1.04 2/28/88 17591 NDOS
NTSC 1.05 3/31/88 13930 SPS #1136 NDOS
NTSC 1.05 3/31/88 501065 SPS #1519 AmigaDOS
That install requires WHDLoad and RawDIC to be in the path.
Both can be found in the WHDLoad package.
You need 0.5 MB ChipMem and 0.5 MB OtherMem.
You can quit the game by pressing F10 (key can be changed with
Some bugs has been fixed, and the highscores will be saved now.
All files can be compressed with ProPack/FImp.
In game keys:
F1 - one player game
F2 - two player game
F3 - one player bonus game (other levels)
F4 - two player bonus game (other levels)
F10 - toggles ball speed lock, when active on the next ball speed
change the speed will be set to slowest and will remain there,
deactivating will set the ball speed immediately to the normally
active one (only available in NTSC version)
Space - pause
A - toggle sound on/off
To activate the cheat mode type DSIMAGIC (this will also drop a DS
extra), MINIMAGIC or CHRISCHIROGENE12965 (this will also give an extra
message after the demo and then displays all game backgrounds, this is
also normally performed after 1664 demo runs). Enter the code in the
title or while the game is paused. Then the following additional keys
1-9/0 - set actual ball's speed (in PAL version only 2-7 and also
available without cheat mode active)
B - drop extra to open level exit
C - drop extra to make ball sticky
D - drop extra for three balls
E - drop extra to enlarge paddle
F - level skip to end boss
L - drop extra for laser shot
P - drop extra for extra paddle
S - drop extra to slow down ball
X - toggles ? (a value during level init will be set different)
Enter (numerical block) - skip to the next level
Once the cheat mode or the ball speed lock has been activated the
highscore won't be saved anymore.
If you have problems with this installation please report them via
the Bug-Report-Form which can be accessed on
for full WHDLoad package and other installs refer to:
Thanks to Harry, Chris Vella and Jan Roger Haugan for support.
Wepl in July, December 1998 and May 1999.
Version 1.8 (02.05.2008) by Wepl:
- supports another version (SPS #954)
- new imager
- more icons and manual added
- source included
Version 1.9 (12.10.2013) by Wepl:
- keyboard handling fixed, which previously could leave to reboots with
special keyboard adapters (issue #2346)
- highscores won't be saved after cheat mode or ball speed lock
- timer count down display after game over fixed, was an uninitialized
register (issue #239)
- crash while trying to continue after boss fight fail fixed, there is no
continue possible at this point
- some blitwaits added, hopefully they do not slow down